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Local Transport Today
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THE HIGHWAYS Agency and coach operator National Express, have reached an agreement to work together to improve the customer experience for users of... continue
Local Transport Today
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SYSTRA HAS been selected to undertake the A76 corridor partnership study on behalf of East Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway Councils, in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
New research carried out for the Greener Journeys public transport lobby group by KPMG says that every £1 spent on free bus travel for older... continue
Local Transport Today
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by Rik Thomas
The Department for Transport has announced that it is to provide £34m of funding to build the first phase of the Bristol ‘Metrobus’... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Wrightbus has announced that Tony Martyn has been appointed as its new engineering director. He joins from Alexander Dennis, where he has spent the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Local Government Association issues a call today to scrap the ringfencing of transport budgets that separates road improvement and maintenance... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
A new rapid bus network for Bristol will be built after the DfT announced £34m funding towards the project.  The announcement comes after... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
All 16 - 21-year-olds would get two-thirds off all bus travel under plans unveiled by the Lib Dems today. The proposal forms part of the party's... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Go-Ahead has announced that profits leapt by a fifth over the year that it won the UK's largest rail franchise, bringing together the Thameslink,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is to trial inductive charging technology on up to four diesel electric hybrid buses next year. The Alexander Dennis... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government is commissioning study work on a light rail system for Cardiff, focusing initially on the corridor between Cardiff Queen Street... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The london Borough of Ealing is to trial the use of illuminated chevrons on the entrance to bus lanes to inform drivers when  they are open for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The city of Edinburgh Council is to let motorcyclists use the city’s bus lanes and is to convert 14 miles of all-day bus lanes into peak... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council has appointed Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions (ICES) to provide back office notice processing services for bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bus deregulation has failed outside London, according to a new report by left of centre think tank the Institute for Public Policy Research.  It... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Stagecoach chairman Sir Brian Souter has added his voice to calls for a Yes vote in Scotland’s independence referendum on the 18 September.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The London Mayor is failing to improve the life chances of the poorest in the capital because improving public transport accessibility by investing... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The deregulation of the bus industry failed to create competition, with only one per cent of weekly services outside London facing effective... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Traffic Commissioner has allowed a Liverpool-based taxi firm to continue operating  taxibus services head-to-head with bus... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Hull City Council is assessing the demand for an eastern bus-based park-and-ride site for the city. The council says a park-and-ride could mitigate... continue
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